A Tale of Two Crises: The Compounded Effect of COVID-19 and Anti-Immigration Policy in the United States
Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy
American Psychological Association
The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting some important sources of health disparities that assail our society’s most vulnerable people, particularly undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers. The focus of this commentary is on uncovering those sources of health disparities and making a call for action.
Garcini, L. M., Domenech Rodríguez, M. M., Mercado, A., & Paris, M. (2020). A tale of two crises: The compounded effect of COVID-19 and anti-immigration policy in the United States.Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(S1), S230–S232. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000775